5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
1
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Lachen
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Namchi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Siliguri
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
On the 1st (Mon), wander the streets of MG Marg and then take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake, and then contemplate the long history of Nathula Pass.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok holiday builder .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
MG Marg ©
MG Marg
Nathula Pass ©
Nathula Pass

1
night
Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lachung trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Gangtok to Lachung in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Lachung

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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Lachung Monastery ©
Lachung Monastery

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hours
Lachen

Lachen
Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lachen road trip app .

Drive from Lachung to Lachen in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Namchi.

Things to do in Lachen

Nature Parks

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Namchi

Namchi
Namchi or Namtse is the district headquarters of the South Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Samdruptse Hill and then pause for some photo ops at Siddheswar Dham.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Namchi day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lachen to Namchi takes 6 hours. While traveling from Lachen, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Namchi, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Siliguri.

Things to do in Namchi

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Samdruptse Hill

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Siliguri

Siliguri ©
Siliguri is a city which spans across the Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri districts in the Indian state of West Bengal. To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Siliguri tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Namchi to Siliguri in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Siliguri

Shopping Historic Sites
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City Centre ©
City Centre

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